Siemens Class 700s for GN this Autumn

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Class 700s will enter traffic on the Great Northern this Autumn. 

The introduction is planned in two stages. Initially two 12-car Class 700/1s will replace two sets of three four-car Class 365s on trains between Peterborough and London King’s Cross (the ‘365s’ run as 12-car formations).

Early next year eight eight-car Class 700/0s will replace ‘365s’ on the GN. Beyond that, details have yet to be confirmed.

  • For more details, read RAIL 835, published on September 13.

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  • AndrewJGwilt1989 - 31/08/2017 10:16

    And also next year. 25 6-Car Class 717's are also to be built and to be delivered so it can replace the 3-car Class 313's used on the Moorgate line between Moorgate-Hertford North, Moorgate-Stevenage and Moorgate-Letchworth Garden City services via Hertford North.

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